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The Talon

The student news site of Argyle High School

The Talon

The student news site of Argyle High School

The Talon

 Jan Deatherage and Barbara Nunneley standing in front of their light up Pecan tree in Bartonville, Texas, taken on Dec. 19, 2023.

Lighting Up Holiday Joy

Christian Cockrell, Reporter December 23, 2023

As the temperatures drop and the sky over Bartonville darkens, locals gather in front of a Pecan tree patiently waiting. Finally, when it hits 5:30 P.M. the area suddenly is bathed in a bright light that...

A sign showing support for proposed changes for Denton County Emergency Service District 1 during the election of 2023. Taken Oct. 19, 2023.

What’s On the Ballot for 2023?

Christian Cockrell and Elijah Ward October 24, 2023

Early voting in Texas begins on Oct. 23, 2023, with Election Day being held on Nov. 7, 2023. On the ballot, there are many decisions on the state and local levels that could affect Texas citizens. Below...

Argyle High School students gather at a Hispanic Heritage Month display, taken on Oct. 11, 2023.

Hispanic Heritage Month: A Celebration of Culture

Christian Cockrell, Reporter October 11, 2023

Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated from September 15 to October 15, with the primary goal of celebrating Latino heritage, culture, and contributions to the United States. The observation of Hispanic...

A Denton County Master Gardener Association sign, sponsoring a educational garden project in Unity Park. Taken on Sept. 2, 2023.

Sprouting Change

Christian Cockrell, Reporter September 27, 2023

A cool breeze blows through the air, rustling the leaves, as the early morning sun shines through the Post-Oak trees at Unity Park. Local gardeners gather in the parking lot, holding their old worn gardening...

Keep Argyle Beautiful hosting a litter cleanup at Unity Park, on April 27, 2023.

Conserving Beauty Through Keep Argyle Beautiful

Christian Cockrell, Reporter September 21, 2023

As residents of Argyle drive along F.M. 407, trash litters the sides of the road and its ditches. Argyles parks grow bare with lifeless fields of mowed grass. Chemical fertilizers run off into streams...

A tree stump from a tree killed during the 2022 heatwave, with dried grass surrounding it during the heatwave of 2023. Taken Aug. 19, 2023.

Texas Heatwave Drys Out Region

Christian Cockrell, Reporter September 5, 2023

Throughout the summer of 2023, the National Weather Service has been issuing Excessive Heat Warnings and Heat Advisories for Denton County. The Dallas-Fort Worth region has experienced 47 days with 100+...

School Is Out, Cash Is In

School Is Out, Cash Is In

Annalise Bodine, Editor-In-Chief June 23, 2023

As school lets out for the summer, teens are often faced with large amounts of free time that they previously spent in classrooms or preoccupied with studying. As a result, many turn towards part-time...

Student Leadership Hosts Animal Shelter Fundraiser

Student Leadership Hosts Animal Shelter Fundraiser

Ashley Henderson, Editor-In-Chief March 6, 2023

Student leadership will host a fundraiser tomorrow for the Flower Mound animal shelter. To participate, students can donate $1 to wear a hat at school and support the cause. The fundraiser is the student...

Signing Day (2-13-2022)

February 20, 2023

Harlie Bodine opens up a gift in his living room on December 10, 2022.

The Season of Giving

Annalise Bodine, Reporter December 17, 2022

The most difficult part of the holiday season, without a doubt is the pressure that people feel every year to make their person feel special and appreciated with their gift. No matter how many times we...

UNICEF collects food to feed those in need for the holiday. Students donate supplies to support. (Rylie Halk | The Talon News)

UNICEF Leads Annual Thanksgiving Food Drive

Ashley Henderson and Sam Mykel November 10, 2022

Every year, UNICEF helps to gather food and supplies to feed those in need for the holiday. This year, students will work to support 55 to 60 local families, and collections are due to the front office...

Members of PALs meet together to create a more positive environment at school.

A PAL In Need

Annalise Bodine, Reporter November 9, 2022

Creating mentors for our younger generation and setting goals to help students learn valuable life lessons are just a few things the PALs program is accomplishing every day. With 50 active members each...

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